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Painting from the tomb of King Seti II, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – King’s Valley 15, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - The Litanies of Re became an important part of the decoration of the royal tomb during the Ramesside period. The Litanies of Re is not a guide through the Netherworld, but describes…
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Painting from the tomb of King Ramesses IV, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty – King’s Valley 2, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - Most of the Fourth Hour of the Book of Gates is shown in this scene. In the upper register are two bodies of water, probably versions of the Lake of Fire, guarded…
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Painting from the tomb of King Seti I, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty – King’s Valley 17, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - Thoth, patron of scribes and god of wisdom, is depicted for the first time in the tomb of Seti I. In this scene, he embraces the king and welcomes him to the…
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Painting from the tomb of King Ramesses III, New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty – King’s Valley 11, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings - This scene from the tomb of Ramesses III, depicting the king offering incense to the god Ptah, displays the ravages of time, with much of the painted plaster having fallen from the…
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